My Month at BECO

My Month at BECO

By Sami Malas … TL;DR: Interning at BECO was a great experience from which I took three life lessons; the size of the team is not nearly as important as the quality of the members in it, criteria are important to outline and stick to, and keeping all the members...
2016 Periodic Table of Tech in MENA

2016 Periodic Table of Tech in MENA

After painstaking research, many phone calls, emails and tweets, the 2016 Periodic Table of Tech in MENA is here! [Scroll to the end to view the chart in high-res] Some key highlights from the chart: BECO Capital’s proprietary research shows that there are 116 private...
Understanding The VC Business Model

Understanding The VC Business Model

… by Dany Farha I really believe that we need to address the business model of venture capital (VC), and in doing so, dispel the myth that VC is a “gamble,” where we invest and hope for the best. The business model of more traditional investment asset classes...
Your Venture Capital Checklist

Your Venture Capital Checklist

When looking for potential businesses to invest in at BECO Capital, there are five big things we look for in a startup. Here’s a check-list of what you should consider before you make your pitch to investors. Do you have a strong founding team? Is your management team...